Gossip column: Casillas, Valdes, Ronaldo, Cech, Ozil, Shaw

Gossip logo

For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page.


Liverpool and Arsenal are monitoring Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas after the 33-year-old hinted he wants to play in England. (Daily Star)external-link

Iker Casillas
Legendary Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is interesting Premier League clubs

However, reports claim Liverpool are closing in on a deal for former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, who is set to undergo a medical this month. (Goal.com)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Suso, 20, will leave Anfield to join AC Milan either in January or for free during the summer. (Daily Express)external-link

Real Madrid are set to make a bid for Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Ramires 27, in the January transfer window. (Talksport)external-link

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, will look to quit Stamford Bridge in the near future if he remains second choice to 22-year-old Thibaut Courtois. (Sky Sports)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has rejected an approach from Bayern Munich for 25-year-old Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil. (Metro)external-link

Wales international Gareth Bale, 25, has told Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, not to leave the Bernabeu club in order to rejoin Manchester United.(Daily Express)external-link

Stromsgodset midfielder Martin Odegaard, 15, has courted the attention of several Premier League clubs but Norway coach Per-Mathias Hogmo, who has included the teenager in his squad for his side's forthcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers, has urged him to turn down a move to "an absolute top club". (Daily Mail)external-link

Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all interested in 31-year-old Barcelona right-back Dani Alves, whose contract with the Spanish club runs out next summer, but the Brazilian wants to stay at the Nou Camp outfit.(Daily Star)external-link

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 24, says the club treated him like "cattle" during the summer when he was denied a move to Tottenham, but that he now intends to stay at the south coast side for the rest of the season. (Daily Telegraph) external-link

QPR boss Harry Redknapp will make a move for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 30, and Toronto forward Jermain Defoe, 32, during the January transfer window. (The Sun - subscription required)external-link


Premier League fixtures could be played overseas within five seasons. The possibility of a new plan is on the agenda, six years after chief executive Richard Scudamore's controversial '39th game' proposals were dismissed. (The Times - subscription)external-link

Calum Chambers of Arsenal
Calum Chambers could start for England against San Marino

England coach Roy Hodgson has cleared the air with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal and defused their row over the fitness of 19-year-old defender Luke Shaw. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers, 19, is set to make his senior competitive debut for England in Thursday's Euro 2016 qualifier against San Marino and may even earn a surprise start at centre-back. (Guardian)external-link

Manchester United defender Paddy McNair, 19, has added to the Red Devils injury woes, after picking up a hamstring injury that will rule him out for three weeks. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, 26, has rejected suggestions he would have refused to play for Southampton if they had blocked his £25m transfer to Anfield. (Independent)external-link


Dejan Lovren (right) and Sami Hyypia

Brighton manager Sami Hyypia celebrated his 41st birthday on Tuesday and received a reminder of his younger days from current Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, 25, who took to Twitterexternal-link to post an old snap of he and Hyypia from 2003 when the Croatian defender was just 14 years old.


Roy Keane has revealed he didn't sign Robbie Savage when he was Sunderland manager because the midfielder's voicemail message was 'Hi, it's Robbie - whazzup!'. (Daily Mail)external-link